Dale Nelson 34

Unrivalled Luxury- Performance
  • Boat REF#  ·  321257
  • Length  ·  10.38m
  • Year  ·  2013
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Planing
  • Sleeping berths  ·  4
  • Engine  ·  2 x diesel 260hp, Yanmar (2013)
  • Lying  ·  Neyland, Pembrokeshire
Boatshed Wales
Boatshed Wales
Mike de Graaf

Extra Details

Designer Arthur Marsell
Builder Dale Nelson
Lying Neyland, Pembrokeshire
Fuel capacity 672.0 ltr (147.8 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 215.0 ltr (47.3 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 260hp
Engine make and model Yanmar (2013)
Engine Hours engine1= 95
engine2= 95
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive out
Prop(s) Yanmar 6BY2 Outdrive
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 26 knots
Max speed (approx) 35 knots
Engine spares

Full engine service x2
Full drive service x2
Minor repairs / scratches to topsides - respray complete topsides - Awlgrip
Apply 2x coat of Nautix A4 T colour black.
Replace aquafresh filter element
Batteries replace with new XV31
Raymarine E95 - update software
Specialist service/test/certification - Fire extinguishers
New coastal flare pack


Length 10.38m
Beam 3.54m
Draft Min 1.80m
Draft Max 1.80m
Displacement 6,000kg (13,230.0lbs)
Storage Ashore

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 240 shore power voltage, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Paint finish

Corian galley top with sink - Corian
Mixer tap
Fiddle rail to galley top - timber
Galley lockers and drawers
Fridge to galley lower unit
Hob (two burner) - diesel type Wallas 88DU
Hob fiddle rail
Fendering to sheer line
Sprayrail - moulded into hull
Flexiteek decking to side and foredecks, cockpit sole/wheelhouse sole, cockpit steps


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 2
Heads 1 heads (Manual)

2 burner diesel Stove


Cabin heating
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Cockpit shower

2 burner diesel Stove

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers
Cockpit cover
Swim Platform
Swim Ladder
Instrument Covers
Cockpit Enclosure
Stern Thruster
Bow Thruster

Electric windlass (with remote control)
1 anchors
20.00m of chain
20.00m of rode
Chain locker with overboard drain and accessed through fore deck hatch
Pulpit - bowsprit to bow for walking over / access to shore
Side rails running to aft end of wheelhouse - 25mm solid top rail with mid wire rail
Exterior stainless steel, grabrail to aft end of wheelhouse wings
Mast - Radar arch type - GRP
One pair of mooring cleats to fore deck - type - stainless steel
One pair of mooring cleats to side deck - type - stainless steel
One pair of mooring cleats to aft quarters - type stainless steel
Boarding platform - with flexiteek and stainless steel swim ladder
Trim tabs electrohydraulic with indicators
Bow thruster
Stern thruster
Interior fittings and hardware - chrome finish
Interior timber - American Cherry
White laminate bulkheads and side panels throughout
Forward cabin - upholstered berth mattresses
Guest cabin - upholstered berth mattress
Wheelhouse - upholstered seating
Floor coverings - sole to wheelhouse - flexiteek decking
Floor coverings - timber veneer floor to forward accommodation - Cherry with Koto inlay
Canopy over wheelhouse
Bimini/awning over cockpit

Cockpit table - folding leaf one off - can be used for both wheelhouse and cockpit areas
Coolbox and sink to forward starboard locker
Cushions - cushions fitted to forward, aft and side seating (bases and backs)
Cushions - cushions to fwd coachroof - removable
Flagstaff - stainless steel - mounted on transom

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Chart plotter
Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Windscreen wipers
Windscreen washers forward screens
Magnetic compass fitted to helm position
CD/Radio with speakers to wheelhouse
Raymarine 240E VHF - single station at internal helm with DSC and speaker
Raymarine i70 multifunction display with depth, speed & log system
Radar / Chartplotter - Raymarine E95 with touchscreen
Autopilot - Raymarine

Safety Equipment

Swim ladder

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)

Bilge Pump System
Forward accommodation - 1 off electric with reinforced PVC piping & automatic switch
Engine space - 1 off electric with reinforced PVC piping & automatic switch
Engine space - 1 off manual with reinforced PVC piping

Fire extinguishers fitted Fwd cabin/under wheel house seat
Fire blanket in galley
Hummingbird Spec June22 3 of 4
Engine room automatic fire extinguisher
Fenders x 9
Boat hook - adjustable aluminium
Mooring lines
Flares - Onboard set expired
Engine spares - 2x bulkhead filters and 2x impellors

Broker's Comments

This one off design from the ship yard of Dale Sailing exhibits all the quality, craftmanship, attention to detail, performance and styling, synonymous with these beautifully presented boats.

The 34- semi open cruiser was built to exacting standards for her current owner, meticulously maintained and dry stored when not in use, this boat shows 'like new'.

In a word, versatile best describes "Hummingbird". The design blends ample external space, perfectly suited for fine weather days on the water, although with simple adjustment of the canopy, this area becomes sheltered from inclement conditions.

Below, one finds all required for a comfortable stay aboard. Accommodation includes private aft cabin with large double berth, well appointed galley, opposite spacious heads offering shower, toilet and sink.
Crescent shaped saloon seating fits neatly around central saloon table, easily converted to offer a second double berth.
Twin skylights radiate light throughout the cabin, beautifully finished with American Cherry hardwood timber and veneer.

Powered by twin Yanmar 6BY2 260HP, giving a top speed of 35 knots, achieved in a swift 18 seconds. Handling has been describes as "remarkable” by Stewart Campbell from Motorboat and Yachting.

As with many Dale boats, "Hummingbird has returned to her place of origin and has passed through the workshops she was conceived in to ensure presentation for sale is to the highest standard.

We have a longstanding working relationship with Dale Sailing, please feel free to utilize this connection and contact us for any further details, viewing requests or queries.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dale Nelson 34 has been personally photographed and viewed by Mike of Boatshed Wales. Click here for contact details.
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